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“Bring Who You Are to the Table” and Other Advice from Civil Rights Leader Carmen Perez

As a teen, Carmen Perez was often chosen to be the captain of her basketball team. Still, the national co-chair of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, D.C., didn’t start seeing herself as a leader until about 10 years into her career working for social justice. “I always thought my coaches and teammates chose me because they saw that I was fair and not one to compromise my integrity,” says … [ more ]

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Your Unconscious Biases, Revealed

If you think you can’t have unconscious biases against women because you’re a woman, think again. “We’re just as likely to have them as men because we’re all receiving the same adverse messages and we’re equally susceptible to them,” says Tiffany Jana, D.M., a management consultant and author of forthcoming Erasing Institutional Bias: How to Create Systemic Change for Organizational Inclusion. Similarly, we’ve all got prejudices against men—yes, they do … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Embrace Your Strengths

Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Embrace Your Strengths Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:00-10:30 am Register Now

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How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  Talent and luck play a big part on your road to success, but what role do grit and perseverance play? In 30 minutes, Jen Welter, the first woman to coach in the NFL (for the Arizona Cardinals), will provide specifics about how she succeeded through force of will and determination and reveal the wisdom she gained over countless setbacks and challenges. With wit and candor, … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless

How to Play Big: Lessons in Being Limitless Tuesday, July 31, 2018 10:00-10:30 am Register Now

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Strive for This Instead of Work-Life Balance

A self-professed “truth-bomber,” Anne Grady is all about getting real and talking about things that no one wants to talk about. Here is one thing the leadership development expert wants everyone to know: Work-life balance is a mirage. Or as she puts it: “Balance is bullsh*t.” “It doesn’t really exist,” says Grady, author of 52 Strategies for Life, Love and Work. “Or if it does, it’s only temporary and fleeting. … [ more ]

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Three Real Ways to Manage Work Stress (from Someone Who Almost Died from It)

Seven years ago, Nathalie Molina Niño was living the dream. At least she was to outward appearances. Having sold her first start-up in her 20s, she, now an “intrepreneur,” was on her fourth venture with a corporation, a $100 million business that was building the biggest private “crowd.” The work took her to every corner of the world. “I was constantly on a plane, flying to 30 plus countries,” recalls … [ more ]

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Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  Speak up! Ask for more! Always negotiate! This advice is so much easier said than done. In 30 minutes, Kristin Wong, author of Get Money: Live the Life You Want, Not Just the Life You Can Afford, will share her own experience going from chronic under-earner to six-figure freelance writer and explain research-backed negotiation strategies and useful psychological concepts like “anchoring.” With her tips, you’ll … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money

Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:00-10:30 am Register Now

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Why You Need a Sponsor and How to Get One at Work

By John China, Head of Technology Banking, Silicon Valley Bank I’m a living, breathing example of how sponsorship works—literally. A decade ago, my sponsor saw something in me and started grooming me for the bank’s executive suite. I wasn’t a perfect fit, so eager to jump in every conversation that I would literally gasp for breath. But because of my sponsor’s willingness to put his credibility on the line, coupled … [ more ]

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